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American Goldfinch
Plant associations: Sunflower (Helianthus annuus ), thistle, common dandelion
Natural feed: Seed of thistle, dandelion, ragweed, goldenrod, sunflower, coneflower, coreopsis, marigold, lettuce, and cosmos
Commercial feed: Black oil and hulled sunflower seed, millet, and thistle (Nyger ) seed
Feeder: Tube feeder, thistle feeder, hopper feeder, elevated platform feeder
Habitat: Weedy fields, orchards, meadows with scattered trees, forest clearings, or nearly any terrain in winter. Goldfinches love to bathe and will crowd water features and bird baths.

winged wonder- chickadee
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Black-Capped Chickadee
Plant associations: Pines (including native Pinus contort ), birch (Betula spa. ), Western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla ), and mountain hemlock (T. mertensiana )
Natural feed: Insects of all kinds; seed from conifers, birch, weeds; small berries including wild berries and garden blueberries, serviceberry, thimbleberry, and other brambles
Commercial feed: Black oil and black-striped sunflower (hulled or unhulled); safflower seed; suet
Feeder: Tube feeder, hopper feeder, platform feeder, suet feeder
Habitat: Forest edges, thickets, and urban areas with mature trees

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Plant associations: Brambles including thimbleberry (Rubus parviflorus ) and salmonberry (Rubus spectabilis ); red alder (Alnus rubra ), willow (Salix spp. )
Natural feed: Insects, some fruit and seeds
Commercial feed: Suet
Feeder: Hanging platform feeder, suet feeder
Habitat: Thickets and woodland edges

winged wonder junco
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Dark-Eyed Junco
Plant associations: Oregon grape (Mahonia spp. ), kinnikinnick (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi ), Western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla ), and mountain hemlock (T. mertensiana )
Natural feed: Insects, weed seed, vegetable and flower garden seed; seed from birch, hemlock, pine, juniper, and sumac
Commercial feed: Black oil and hulled sunflower seed, peanut kernels, millet, thistle
Feeder: Hopper feeder, elevated platform feeder, ground
Habitat: Forest edges, brushy fields, hedges, parks, gardens, roadsides

winged wonder- jays
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Steller’s Jay (pictured left )and Scrub Jay (right )
Plant associations: Viburnum spp. (native and non-native), elderberries (Sambucus caerulea, S. racemosa, S. nigra ), hazelnuts
Natural feed: Insects, roadkill, acorns, seeds and fruit (often stashed)
Commercial feed: Hulled black oil and black-striped sunflower seed; cracked corn and grain; whole peanuts and kernels; safflower seeds; suet
Feeder: Hopper feeder, elevated platform feeder, suet feeder, ground
Habitat: Mostly deep coniferous forest but sometimes mixed coniferous/deciduous forests

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Anna’s Hummingbird (technically not a passerine)
Plant associations: Red-flowering currant (Ribes sanguineum ), Oregon grape (Mahonia spp. ), salmonberry (Rubus spectabilis )
Natural feed: Insects, flower nectar
Commercial feed: Nectar from winter-blooming fuchsia, Cape fuchsia, salvia, abutilon, mahonia, osoberry (Oemleria cerasiformis ), winter-flowering cherry; insects for protein, fats, vitamins, and minerals; sugar-water feeders as calorie supplement
Feeder: Hummingbird feeder
Habitat: Nearly any terrain in winter

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